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Cafe Bistro Low Overheads In Lewes For Sale

Lewes, East Sussex, UK
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Extremely well-presented café/bistro located in central Lewes, East Sussex. The café has been in current vendors hands for just under 3 years and only comes to the market due to the vendors personal commitments. The cafe occupies a superb trading position in the Lewes which is a bustling historic town within easy reach of the motorway networks, main line railway station and principal seaside towns are all within easy reach. Lewes is an affluent area with many residents travelling to Brighton and London on daily commutes, as well as an abundant of tourists regularly visiting the town to see many of its historic attractions. The café offers traditional English breakfast and brunch during the morning and a specialty menu for lunchtime and evening dinner. The café has received outstanding reviews on Facebook, Google Reviews and Trip Advisor and has developed a loyal repeat customer base.

Property Information



Lease Terms:

The entire premises is held on a full repairing and insuring lease at a current rental of £10,000 per annum, with a rent review due in year 5. There is currently 8 years remaining on the lease.


Central Lewes, East Sussex.

Premises Details:

The business occupies a beautiful detached property in Lewes and includes many period features. The premise benefits from windows all around café which results in the space being light filled and creates an excellent atmosphere. The business benefits with a number of local car parks and on street parking as well. The business comes to the market in excellent condition and was fully refurbished just under 3 years ago. There are covers for 20 inside, and a further 18 covers outside in the walled garden to the front of the premises. The serve over counter is towards the rear of the premises which is adjacent to the kitchen and allows customers to see the chefs at work. The kitchen is fully equipped and benefits from extraction, stainless steel units throughout and a number of newly bought pieces of equipment. To the rear of the kitchen is access to the yard, which is where the bins are stored and can be taken to the main road for collection via a shared alley way. There are two toilets available, however please note one is currently being used for storage. There is also an additional storage cupboard available.

Planning Consent:

Alcohol licence: Consumption of alcohol is allowed on the premises between 12pm – 9:30pm Monday-Sunday. The council has mentioned that the licence could be extended to 11pm, following the appropriate application.

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Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

Enormous scope to extend opening hours.

Reasons for selling:

Personal Commitments

Trading hours:

Current hours of Opening: Wednesday-Sunday 9:30am-4pm and then on Friday’s they open 6pm-10pm. Enormous scope to extend opening hours.

2 front of house 2 kitchen
Years established:
3 years

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